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Posts Tagged: David Amess MP
From calling the measures “dystopian”, to criticising Whitty and Vallance’s latest graph, there were some scathing speeches.
Could it be that she has done Cameron a favour by helping to avert a relaxation of the hunting ban?
He seems to have been the most impressive performer – “very professional”, said one source. “Surprised on the upside” said another.
She’s keen to stress that she isn’t Cameron’s candidate. And there may be an element of women-voting-for-women on the Labour side.
David Amess is the Member of Parliament for Southend West There are two versions of the electoral register – a… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Yesterday in Parliament, Richard Bacon, a Conservative backbencher, tried to introduce a Bill which would… Read more »
Who are Conservative Friends of Israel? A profile of the Conservative Party’s most populous grouping
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Conservative Friends of Israel is an influential affiliate group of the Conservative Party which… Read more »
Peter Bone and Philip Hollobone can be proud of their work on the BackBench Business Committee — but it may never be as powerful/ awkward for the govt again if the new members get their way…
By Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter Like Graham Brady I wasn't keen on the nature of some of the electioneering but… Read more »
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter 8.45pm Update by Matthew Barrett: I have now learned which candidates are being backed by… Read more »
What is the Cornerstone group? Matthew Barrett profiles the socially conservative Tory backbench group
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter My series profiling the backbench groups of Tory MPs has so far mainly featured groups… Read more »
By Joseph Willits Follow Joseph on Twitter In yesterday's Adjournment debate before the start of the Christmas recess, a mix of topics… Read more »
Nicholas Soames and Sir Peter Bottomley are the only Tory MPs to support EDM in favour of Palestinian statehood
By Joseph Willits Follow Joseph on Twitter Nicholas Soames and Sir Peter Bottomley are the only Tory MPs who have signed an… Read more »
by Paul Goodman I've found the following methods in yesterday's first day's debate on the budget – having earlier covered… Read more »
David Amess MP: Britain should cut bilateral trade and political ties with Iran until an end is put to human rights abuses there
David Amess is Conservative MP for Southend West and a member of the British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom. While… Read more »